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Member Spotlight: Jamel Lawrence
Member Spotlight: Jamel Lawrence Jamel Lawrence Professional Member North Canton, OH For 15 years, Jamel Lawrence has been working his way up the Lubrizol Advanced Materials ladder, but it all
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TricorBraun Team Member Earns IoPP Packaging Professional Status
Yang Li was awarded the Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) designation from the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP). Yang Li, global business coordinator at TricorBraun, St. Louis, Mo.,
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Award-winning Presenters at SRW 2018
Some of the most knowledgeable industry professionals are presenting at TAPPI’s 2018 Shipping, Receiving, and Warehousing (SRW) Conference, May 7 – 8, in New Orleans, LA, including Lori Louviere from
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Researchers Discover World of Mathematics in Crumpled Paper
Using an algorithm, measures into the sum total of all crumple creases. If crumpled, two sheets, as expected, accumulate unique damage. But crease lengths of the two sheets stayed remarkably similar. Length was a deterministic variable, a "state variable", predicting crease network evolution. Detailed history of crumpling dynamics is thus written into intricate crease patterns. Possibly helps advance physical understanding for paper-based designs of increasingly complex products.
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RISI and FOEX announce rebranding as Fastmarkets
"The change to Fastmarkets is not just a new name and look," said Dan Klein, CEO of Fastmarkets RISI and Fastmarkets FOEX. "It highlights our commitment to expanding and strengthening our presence in the global forest products market. This is reflected by our 2018 acquisition of Random Lengths, an important price reporting agency for the North American lumber industry, as well as our expanded investment in technology and process improvements worldwide," Klein said.
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The Future’s Bright for Print Books
Central to all stories is the book, which appears to be going through another transition. After years of having their sales steadily eroded by digital formats, the print book is back on the rise, with sales across a number of European and international markets increasing.
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Showcase Your Expertise at PEERS 2019
Our annual conference for Pulping, Engineering, Environmental, Recycling and Sustainability attracts global leaders who want to learn about the latest developments and technologies for the pulp and paper industry. Showcase your expertise in front of this influential audience. Submit your abstract by March 15, 2019.
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SIG to Produce First Market-Ready Paper Straw Solution
SIG worked closely with a manufacturing partner to develop an innovative and exclusive solution that makes the paper straw robust enough to pierce the closed straw hole of SIG’s aseptic cartons. Straw wrapper has also been redesigned to help prevent litter by remaining attached to the pack to be recycled along with the rest of the carton.
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Ahead of the Curve
Ahead of the Curve Your weekly installment of new knowledge, sponsored by Valmet. Each week’s e-newsletter brings you one featured article, selected by TAPPI’s editors, on new research, business/